News - Page 8

Posted on
iKBBI at Grand Designs London this month The iKBBI confirmed this week that its CEO Damian Walters is attending Grand Designs Live at The ExCeL London between the 30th April and 1st May as part of the exhibitions expert panel.   The show, hosted by TV personality Kevin McCloud, attracts tens of thousands of consumers, designers, architects, suppliers and retailers and the iKBBI’s attendance is being used as another way for the institute to raise consumer awareness of the organisation, it’s members and its Retail Installation Sta...
Last modified on

Posted on
iKBBI Brexit poll reveals a one-sided result The Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom, Bathroom Installers (iKBBI) has conducted its own Brexit poll which has revealed strong support for an OUT decision by its members.   In all, 4,203 participated in the poll, 82% of which were installers / installation businesses, 15% were retailers / designers and 3% were manufacturer / distributors.   65% said they would vote to leave the EU. 25% said they would vote to remain in the EU.  10% said they were undecided.   Of the 65% w...
Last modified on

Posted on
Are you Consumer Rights compliant? The iKBBI undertook a flash survey this week on the subject of the newly introduced Consumer Rights Act (2015), which became law in October.100 consumers and 100 installers were surveyed, with some rather surprising results. When asked whether they were aware that a new law came into force last year, 29% of installers said they were aware, whilst just 8% of consumers knew a new law had been introduced. Of the 29 installers who knew, less than 10% (just 2) could said they understood w...
Last modified on

Posted on
New iKBBI prospectus online The iKBBI published it's hard copy 2016-17 prospectus at KBB Birmingham in March, but is now pleased to make the document available for digital download. The prospectus introduces the organisations core pillars, as well as providing insight into who is involved in the organisation, ten years since its launch in 2006. iKBBI CEO Damian Walters said: "The organisation has come a long way over the last decade and has evolved into a credible entity that provides benefit, not only to its members, bu...
Last modified on
iKBBI strengthens board with two exciting appointments The Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installers (iKBBI) is delighted to announce the appointment of two highly influential board members to the organisation.   John Peerless (pictured above) brings with him over 40 years of experience and is a former Chairman of Trading Standards Institute and current Principal Trading Standards Practitioner at Brighton & Hove City Council. A consumer champion and hugely influential senior Trading Standards Officer, John has a keen interes...
Last modified on